You undertake the routes on this site at your own risk.
Please take full mountain safety precautions at all times.
Appropriate insurance cover is recommended.
HAVE A GO!
The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go.
Further routes will be added to this site approximately twice a year. If you wish to be notified of future additions please use the contact page and put "subscribe" in the subject line, or "delete" if you wish to unsubscribe.
If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, offer details of other routes (old and new), spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please let us know via the contact page.
FRA LONG DISTANCE RECORDS and NEWS
Please send details and a schedule of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association. Email: email@example.com
Where a route contact name is given please notify that person of your attempt on the route to enable accurate records to be maintained for the dubious benefit of future generations of fell runners!
The UK Big 3
All Ultra Routes
Meirionnydd Round UK Ultras
Rhinog Fach from Rhinog Fawr (Nicky Spinks, 2008)
Click on the icon to print/view a schedule of the inaugural 1998 round. Use in conjunction with OS Explorer maps OL18 - Harlech, Porth Madog & Y Bala and OL23- Cadair Idris & Lake Bala
For further information and to register successful attempts email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Links and Further Information
□ The Meirionnydd Round - a short account of the inaugural round by Yiannis Tridimas.
□ Photos - More photos of the route by Nicky Spinks
This circuit of 72 miles, 24,000 feet and 47 peaks was devised and first completed by Yiannis Tridimis in 1998. Based in southern Snowdonia, it provides a companion to the more northerly Paddy Buckley Round as it weaves its way round the wild and often formidable terrain of Cadair Idris, Rhinog, Migneint, Arenig, Aran and Dyfi Forest. Like the PBR it may be commenced at any point and completed in either direction. Similarly, although 24 hours is an obvious target, no time limit is stipulated but it is considered to be a good half hour tougher. Completions should be registered – see below.